The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 228 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 28 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.39% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.61% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 25
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£171 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £160 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £221 £248
% change year-on-year
-20.90% -10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.55 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +42.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.45 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £21.10 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +24.74%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2410 2113 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.08% 24.44% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1057 851
Average daily rate £330 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 231 246
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £145 -23.68% 7
Hampshire -9 8 £170 - 5
Kent - 3 £188 -
Berkshire -5 2 £425 - 1
Surrey -5 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (50.68%) Windows 7
4 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
5 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
5 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
6 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
7 23 (31.51%) Windows XP
7 23 (31.51%) Windows 8
8 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (28.77%) VMware
8 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
10 17 (23.29%) MS Office
10 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
11 16 (21.92%) DV Cleared
12 14 (19.18%) MSI
12 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (17.81%) Citrix
14 12 (16.44%) UNIX
14 12 (16.44%) Application Packaging
15 11 (15.07%) ITIL
15 11 (15.07%) MCSE
16 10 (13.70%) MCP
16 10 (13.70%) McAfee
16 10 (13.70%) Lumension
17 9 (12.33%) SQL
17 9 (12.33%) Sophos
18 8 (10.96%) Solaris
18 8 (10.96%) Windows 2000

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (39.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) X.400
2 4 (5.48%) X.500
3 3 (4.11%) S/MIME
3 3 (4.11%) Internet
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.74%) LAN
4 2 (2.74%) SMS
4 2 (2.74%) VoIP
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
5 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.37%) NAS
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) ADSL
5 1 (1.37%) Broadband
5 1 (1.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MSI
2 8 (10.96%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.11%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (5.48%) Military
2 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Support Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Service Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (10.96%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Packager
5 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) IT Support
6 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.74%) EPoS
2 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.37%) iPhone
3 1 (1.37%) iPad
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) NGOSS
3 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (50.68%) Windows 7
4 23 (31.51%) Windows 8
4 23 (31.51%) Windows XP
5 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.44%) UNIX
7 8 (10.96%) Windows 2000
7 8 (10.96%) Solaris
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.74%) Android
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) Linux
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Service Management
2 8 (10.96%) Security Management
3 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 1 (1.37%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.37%) V-Model
7 1 (1.37%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.37%) Scrum
7 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.37%) eTOM
7 1 (1.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.37%) Time Management
7 1 (1.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) DV Cleared
4 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (15.07%) MCSE
6 10 (13.70%) MCP
7 6 (8.22%) MCITP
8 3 (4.11%) MCDST
9 2 (2.74%) MCTS
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.74%) MOS
9 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.74%) MCSA
10 1 (1.37%) ISEB
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) Xen
4 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Backup Exec
1 8 (10.96%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (9.59%) OVSD
3 5 (6.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.77%) VMware
3 13 (17.81%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) McAfee
4 10 (13.70%) Lumension
5 9 (12.33%) Sophos
6 4 (5.48%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Apple
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 2 (2.74%) Remedy
8 2 (2.74%) Adobe
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco
8 2 (2.74%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.37%) Altiris
9 1 (1.37%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) EMC
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